Tue, 07 Jul|
Mrs Yarringtons Music Club
Finally! After two visits to The Big Green Cardigan and one at the 4Seasons we finally managed to get him to Mrs Y's! “Some guitar players caress the strings. Robinson attacks them with force and passion. "
Time & Location
07 Jul 2020, 18:30
Mrs Yarringtons Music Club, Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NE, UK
About The Event
Jimmy first made a name for himself playing electric guitar and leading the psychedelic rock/blues band Ejaculation (yes, you read correctly, it was 1968, after all...) at the Free Concert weekly series on New Orleans Riverfront.. He went on to front The Progrock band Laugh In The Dark in the 70’s, and in 1975 founded the celebrated instrumental rock fusion band Woodenhead . Woodenhead performs today, and is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a special performance at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in May, 2015, as well as releasing a recording of new material, a live concert from New Orleans’ famed Tipitina’s and a reissue of their entire, remastered catalog.
He also founded the New Orleans Guitar Collective Twangorama , with guitarists Phil deGruy and Cranston Clements, and later The New Orleans Guitar Quartet .
Jimmy studied classical guitar and composition at Loyola University in New Orleans and The Eastman School Of Music in New York. He combined these elements with his electric experience to forge the solo acoustic style that he now tours with. His has there solo albums to his credit, Vibrating Strings, Guitarworks and Three.